A Local Schools Committee is a sub-committee of the Alumnis Multi-Academy Trust Board of Directors. It is The LSC’s responsibility to offer to all children the best possible Christian Education, preparing them for on-going education and life in the community.

The LSC plays a crucial role in enriching community relationships and communication, contributing to the collective effectiveness of schools and Alumnis MAT as a whole. The aim is to support, inform, advise and challenge provision; working together, empowering excellence and improving outcomes for all children. Working with the Head Teacher, Executive Team and Trust Board, the LSC is a local voice and a link with local communities and churches (church schools) as well as being advocates for all schools within our School Trust.

The Trust Board delegates to them the following functions:

  • Monitoring of the School Improvement Plan
  • Maintain unique identity and ethos of each school and safeguard the individual vision and values of each school within the remit of the Committee
  • Preserving and supporting the Christian Distinctiveness of each Church School.
  • Church and Community Links
  • Safeguarding triangulated
  • Pupil Attendance
  • Pupil conduct and Exclusions
  • Ensuring that specific grants (e.g. pupil premium, catch up premium, PE Premium) are used for the purposes intended and can demonstrate a positive impact on learning.
  • Pupil Demographics
  • Parental Engagement and communication
  • Pre-school links and communication
  • Transition of pupils into the next phase of their learning
  • Have oversight of statutory documents pertinent to each setting:
    • Fire Risk Assessments
    • Safeguarding
    • Information Governance / GDPR
    • Health and Safety
  • Ensuring websites are compliant with statutory requirements
  • Provide Committee Members for panels such as complaints or exclusion as and when required.


The Local Schools Committee constitution will include:

  • One elected Staff Member
  • One elected Parent Member from each school the LSC represents
  • Five Foundation Committee Members
  • The Headteacher from each school (no voting rights)